Oil & Water

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World Showcase Shorts Program 6
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, May 28, 2020 - Wed, Jun 24, 2020
Available until June 24
A collection of exceptional stories from around the world including Oil & Water, Umbilical, Flame, The Chimney Swift, At the Bottom of the Sea, and When I Write It.
Film Info
Country Listing:Canada
Premiere Status:World Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2020
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Anjali Nayar
Producer(s):Andreas Mendritzki
Editor(s):Andres Landau
Cinematography:Guillaume Beaudoin
Composer:Jim Chuchu
Sound:Andreas Mendritzki


This short film is part of World Showcase Shorts Program 6.

Facing imminent takeover of their ancestral lands, women in the Turkana region of Kenya organize themselves to stand up against oil giant Tullow. Despite resistance from the men in their community, they continue to oppose the corporation that threatens to snatch away their sovereignty and way of life. Mariam Zaidi

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